On space, time, and language: for the next century, timing is (almost) everything.

@article{Osterhout2000OnST,
  title={On space, time, and language: for the next century, timing is (almost) everything.},
  author={Lee Osterhout},
  journal={Brain and language},
  year={2000},
  volume={71 1},
  pages={175-7}
}
With the advent of neuroimaging tools has come a surpassing concern for space and a corresponding disregard for time. The next century will see a newfound appreciation of the fact that, with respect to language, time is always of the essence. Neuroimaging tools such as functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) and positron emission tomography (PET), when tweaked to measure changes in blood flow over time, can be used to identify brain regions that are active during a specific cognitive task… CONTINUE READING